The _______ is a mucus-secreting epithelium that lines the inner gut wall.
In the stomach, cells of the mucosa secrete about two liters of _____ each day.
When food enters the stomach, endocrine cells in the stomach lining secrete the hormone ______ into blood.
Smooth muscle in the stomach wall mixes the gastric fluid and food into a semiliquid mass called _________.
An enzyme in the mouth that produces disaccharides when it breaks down carbohydrates.
An enzyme in the pancreas that produces disaccharides when it breaks down carbohydrates.
Enzymes in the intestinal lining that produce monosaccharides (such as glucose) when it breaks down carbohydrates.
Enzymes in the stomach lining that produce protein fragments when they break down protein.
Enzymes in the pancreas that produce protein fragments when they break down protein.
An enzyme in the pancreas that produces amino acids when it breaks down protein.
An enzyme in the pancreas that produces free fatty acids when it breaks down lipids.
Enzymes in the pancreas that produce nucleotides when they break down nucleic acids.
Enzymes in the intestinal lining that produce nucleotide bases when they break down nucleic acids.
The first part of the small intestine.
A mix of salts, pigments, cholesterol and lipids that is made in the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
Hard pellets of cholesterol and bile salts
Bile salts enhance fat digestion by __________, a process whcih disperses droplets of fat in some fluid.
Rings of smooth muscle in the intestinal wall contract in an oscillating pattern known as _________.
With intense exercise or stress, _______ command gut muscles to contract more slowly.
A hormone located in the small intestine that increases enzyme secretion by pancreas and causes contraction of gallbladder.
A hormone located in the small intestine that increases bicarbonate secretion by pancreas and slows contractions in the small intestine.